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If Someone Tells You You Can’t Do Something PROVE THEM WRONG!

Continuing my family rules this next one brings out the rebel in me…and in all of my children. If someone tells you you can’t do something, PROVE THEM WRONG! This teaches them that the world is not right. It’s not right about a lot of things, but it’s especially not right about what you can […]

My Family Rules – Be Aware of Your Surroundings

I have had these rules in my home for a while.  They are somewhat funny and sarcastic but very very real that I teach my children both directly and indirectly.  I want to share my family rules with you.  The first of which is be aware of your surroundings.  I always think of the TV […]

Dealing With Your Child’s Friends

We have all had that friend that when you brought them home your mom watched you guys a little more closely (or maybe you were that friend).  Now that you have children of your own you don’t want them falling into the wrong crowd, however, you can’t pick and choose their friends for them.  Dealing […]

How to Get Over a Miscarriage

The answer to the title of how to get over a miscarriage is short, you can’t.  You can do things to help you through it, however.  Living a healthy life despite having been through this experience. Getting through a miscarriage is lonely.  No one wants to talk about death, especially death of a child so […]

Grocery List on a Budget

When you are trying to provide quality food to feed your family it is imperative that you create a grocery list on a budget just for you and stick to it. Groceries are probably the biggest expense that you can control every month. That’s why taking the time to have a plan is so important. […]

Support Groups for Single Moms

It takes a village to raise a child is not just a cliche people say.  It is true.  So what do you do when you don’t have anyone else in your life?  You create your village!  It takes work, sure, but everything about being a single mom takes work.  Where do you find these support […]

Healthy Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Is it possible to go to the store, get healthy food to feed your whole family and save money? YES! I will share with you what healthy grocery shopping on a budget looks like. These are things that you can start doing now and requires no crazy antics or jumping through hoops. You read about […]

Do You Know When You Are Done Having Kids

How do you know when you are done having kids? Some people just know. Some people wonder the rest of their lives. I want to help you with your decision so you are as confident as possible. After my second one I was not sure if I wanted to continue having kids.  My ex husband […]

Chores for kids by age 12

If you read my post for chores for kids by age 5 your child should already be picking up most of his toys on his own, helping mix ingredients and other simple tasks in the kitchen, dusting, vacuuming, wiping the bathroom, feeding the family pet, and putting away his own clothes from the laundry.  You […]

How to be a Good Single Mom

To be honest I am still trying to figure out how to be a good single mom. I can only tell you what has worked for me and let you know that there is a sadly large number of women out there that are in the same boat as you. It’s hard, really really hard. […]

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